Houses’ Update: 28/02/2018

February 28, 2018

The core house has a gross construction area of 36m2. If you count the covered balcony (17m2) and the washing facilities (5m2) areas, the house reaches a total gross area of 58m2. This core house is the same for every family involved, no matter their social or economic status. Alongside the architect and the engineers, each family will later personalize…

Japan’s Embassy trip to the villages: 21/02/2018

February 21, 2018

Today, some members of the Japanese embassy went to visit the villages. They witnessed first hand the progress of the construction work and checked the condition and operation of the truck and the bulldozer (both donated by the embassy). Above all, they felt the warmth and dedication of the villagers as they worked on the iron bars and on the…

Celebrating Losar – 16/02/2018

February 16, 2018

Today is the first day of the year for all who live in Tatopani, and who follow closely the religion of Tibetan Buddhism. Together, we danced, sang and ate together! Happy New Year – Year of the Earth Dog!    

Meeting at Dwarika’s: 10/02/2018

February 10, 2018

Another meeting with the Duguna Gadi Village Committee, Associação Obrigado Portugal, Namlo Europa and Dwarika’s Foundation! Last Thursday we discussed some details about the progress in foundations excavations, the purchase / transport / confection of the rebar “cages” for the foundations, and the purchase of aggregates and sand also for foundations. It should not be long before we see more…

Fruit at the Hostel – 01/02/2018

February 1, 2018

Everyday, is fruit day! At the Hostel, we ensure that all children have at least one piece of fruit per day – either banana, or apple. Stay healthy!